Public Policy

Mindset Memo: SEC Roundtable on Interconnectedness and Risk in U.S. Credit Markets

October 14, 2020

On October 14, the Securities and Exchange Commission hosted a Roundtable to discuss issues raised in the report, “Interconnectedness and Risk in U.S. Credit Markets”. In the U.S. credit markets, banking and non-banking entities and intermediaries...


SEC Report: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

August 28, 2020

Visit the U.S. SEC's summary of operational initiatives, market-focused actions, guidance and targeted assistance and relief, investor protection efforts and other work of the agency in response to the effects of COVID-19.


Congressional Testimony by SBIA Member Vince Foster re: Main Street Lending Program

August 7, 2020

Thank you for inviting me today to testify on the state of the Federal Reserve’s Main Street Lending Program. I’m Vince Foster, Executive Chairman of Main Street Capital. Main Street Capital is an active member...


Congressional Testimony by SBIA President Brett Palmer on Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on U.S. Capital Markets

May 26, 2020

Brett Palmer, President, Small Business Investor Alliance, provides testimony at U.S. House Committee on Financial Services Roundtable on Examining the Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on U.S. Capital Markets.


SBIA Letter to Treasury re: Main Street Lending Program

April 16, 2020

On behalf of our members, the Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA) appreciates the ongoing work of the Federal Reserve and Treasury Department (“Treasury”) in responding to the unprecedented economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic....


Joint Trade Association Letter re: lending facilities established under the CARES Act and Affiliation Rule

April 10, 2020

The undersigned trade organizations write to you regarding implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program as well as lending facilities and programs established by the Federal Reserve and U.S. Treasury Department under the recently passed Coronavirus...

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